Waynesboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 4,975 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waynesboro is the 69th largest community in Mississippi.
Waynesboro is a blue-collar town, with 41.06% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Waynesboro is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Waynesboro who work in office and administrative support (13.48%), sales jobs (10.02%), and teaching (7.11%).
Waynesboro is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Waynesboro with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.53% of adults in Waynesboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Waynesboro in 2010 was $15,354, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $61,416 for a family of four. However, Waynesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Waynesboro also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.97% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Waynesboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waynesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waynesboro residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Waynesboro include Scottish, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Waynesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and German.